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Rip Current Statement


Event Continued Expired

Start Time

Sun 10/18/2020 10:22 AM EDT

End Time

Mon 10/19/2020 08:00 PM EDT




Low impact

Full Alert Message

Coastal Hazard Message National Weather Service Miami FL 1022 AM EDT Sun Oct 18 2020 FLZ168-172-173-182230- /O.CON.KMFL.CF.Y.0004.000000T0000Z-201020T0000Z/ /O.CON.KMFL.RP.S.0049.000000T0000Z-201020T0000Z/ Coastal Palm Beach-Coastal Broward-Coastal Miami-Dade- 1022 AM EDT Sun Oct 18 2020 ...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM EDT MONDAY... ...HIGH RIP CURRENT RISK REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY EVENING... * WHAT...For the Coastal Flood Advisory, minor coastal flooding. For the High Rip Current Risk, dangerous rip currents expected. * WHERE...Coastal Palm Beach, Coastal Broward and Coastal Miami- Dade Counties. * WHEN...For the Coastal Flood Advisory, until 8 PM EDT Monday. For the High Rip Current Risk, through Monday evening. * IMPACTS...Flooding of lots, parks, and roads with only isolated road closures expected. Rip currents can sweep even the best swimmers away from shore into deeper water. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... If travel is required, allow extra time as some roads may be closed. Do not drive around barricades or through water of unknown depth. Take the necessary actions to protect flood-prone property. Swim near a lifeguard. If caught in a rip current, relax and float. Don't swim against the current. If able, swim in a direction following the shoreline. If unable to escape, face the shore and call or wave for help. &&